Career Advice Expert
Katharine Hansen is the creative director and associate publisher of Quintessential Careers; is an educator, author, and blogger who provides content for Quintessential Careers; edits QuintZine, an electronic newsletter for jobseekers; and blogs about storytelling in the job search at A Storied Career.Katharine earned her Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Union Institute & University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is the author of Dynamic Cover Letters for New Graduates and A Foot in the Door: Networking Your Way into the Hidden Job Market (both published by Ten Speed Press). She is also the author of Top Notch Executive Resumes (Career Press), and with Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., Dynamic Cover Letters, Write Your Way to a Higher GPA (Ten Speed), and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Study Skills (Alpha).
Emphasizing Your Classroom-Learned Transferable and Marketable Skills on Your Cover Letter
You've spent formative years in college classrooms, learning and developing the skills you hoped would make you successful in the...READ MORE
Your E-Resume’s File Format Aligns with its Delivery Method
E-resumes, or electronic resumes, is a broadly used term that covers several types of resumes. Online resume submission, however, has...READ MORE
Your Job-Search Resume Needs a Focal Point: How Job-Seekers Can Add...
Printer-Friendly Version by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. Every resume needs a focal point -- a device (or set of devices)...READ MORE
Why Hire a Professional Resume Writer?
Printer-Friendly Version by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. In my career as a resume writer, the vast majority of resumes I...READ MORE
Why Job-Seekers Have a Weak Grasp on Their Accomplishments
Printer-Friendly Version by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. You probably know that communicating your accomplishments is an important aspect of your...READ MORE
What Resume Format is Best for You?
Printer-Friendly Version by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., and Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. Find the most current articles on resumes in...READ MORE
What Good is a College Education Anyway? The Value of a...
Printer-Friendly Version by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. Questioning whether you should go to college? Here are five ways that a...READ MORE
What Does a Well-Branded Digital Presence Look Like? See Excellent Samples...
Experts agree that job-seekers -- and even those not in the market but open to a job change -- increasingly...READ MORE